Jason Sheftell -Most Popular Guy In The NY Daily News Has Died


NY Daily News Real Estate editor and journalist Jason Sheftell, has died at age 46. He was a dear friend of our publicist Kathy Horn and was going to contribute to our blog. Our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. Jason brought the world of architecture, design, and art to us all through his written words and enthusiastic videos. He will be missed by many throughout the world. Read more about Jason by clicking the link … [Read more...]

Do Older Men Make Better Dads?

  A new parenting trend shows many men are becoming fathers later in life. The trend, parenting considerations, and the studies I shared on the TODAY show. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”  ~ Clarence Budington Kelland I sat down with Matt Lauer on the TODAY show and discussed a fascinating subject: “Do older men make better dads?” (Full disclosure: I readily admit to being a … [Read more...]

Organ Donations Critically Needed For Little Riley

Riley wanting to go out and play with the other children. But he can not.

A four-year-old boy named Riley O’Brien needs a heart and two lungs transplanted as soon as possible. In fact, he’s needed the organ donations  for his entire life, starting before he was even born. During his mother’s 22 week pregnancy checkup, the doctor realized there was a problem. Carol O’Brien’s baby boy was diagnosed with Heterotaxy Syndrome and Congenital heart disease before he was even born. Naturally, the O’Brien’s were … [Read more...]

Decision, decision…in the U.K.

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Imagine fair reader, that by an extraordinary juxtaposition, I find myself as Chancellor of the UK Exchequer – faced with the decision (because it is my decision to make) who to appoint as the next Governor.  What are my criteria?  I must obviously pick someone who I believe can do the job; someone who will talk with me about the current remit of the Bank, its relevance, and the implications of any changes to that remit; someone who … [Read more...]